CASES is Brooklyn Bound!

On Monday, November 17, CASES will move its central office to its new home in Downtown Brooklyn. This location will house CASES' administration and select youth programs.

151 Lawrence Street
3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (212) 553-6300


There are better solutions than incarceration to keep communities safe. Drawing upon 40 years of experience innovating programs for youth and adults with special needs in New York City's courts, CASES has helped thousands of individuals build productive, crime-free lives. Our programs allow judges to offer alternative sanctions that cost significantly less than incarceration and lead to better long-term outcomes for individuals and their communities.

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CASES Opens the Nathaniel Clinic in Harlem

CASES is thrilled to announce the opening of the Nathaniel Mental Health Clinic in Central Harlem. Located at 2090 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard (@125th Street), the Clinic is licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) to provide outpatient mental health treatment.

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CASES Now Offering Adolescent Portable Therapy

CASES is very pleased to announce that we now offer Adolescent Portable Therapy (APT) services to youth and their families. APT is a home-based individual and family counseling service for at-risk and justice-involved young people, created 13 years ago by the Vera Institute of Justice.

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Director of Youth Programs to Speak at Mississippi Freedom Summer

Rukia Lumumba, CASES' Director of Youth Programs, will be featured as a panelist for the Criminal Justice Town Hall on June 28, 2014, at Mississippi Freedom Summer's 50th Anniversary commemoration in Jackson, Mississippi.
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CASES Mourns the Death of Activist Eddie Ellis

On July 24, longtime prison reform advocate Edwin "Eddie" Ellis passed away. He was 72 years old. A nationally recognized figure in the fight to reform the criminal justice system, Ellis was the founder of the Centre for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions.

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CASES Awarded 2014 Borough President Capital Award

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer has named CASES as the recipient of a 2014 Borough President Capital Award. CASES is grateful to receive this $40,000 grant, which will support the initial outfitting of our new Harlem location at 2090 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard.

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At the age of eighteen, Jose was given the opportunity to enter CASES' Court Employment Project (CEP) rather than serve a prison sentence. He is currently enrolled at Borough of Manhattan Community College and is thankful that he got a second chance.

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